The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 63 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 11 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.22% 2.09% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.10% 10.91% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £278 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% +5.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
155 165 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.15% 19.14% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 68 67
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £190 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.35 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +15.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Milton Keynes region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server.

1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 7 (63.64%) Introscope
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (54.55%) CA Wily
4 5 (45.45%) Clustering
4 5 (45.45%) Jython
4 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) J2EE
5 4 (36.36%) JDBC
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
5 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (36.36%) JNDI
5 4 (36.36%) Korn
5 4 (36.36%) High Availability
5 4 (36.36%) Garbage Collection
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Dojo
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
2 4 (36.36%) SSL
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Introscope
2 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 4 (36.36%) JDBC
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) JNDI
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) Dojo
4 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) JSP
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
1 4 (36.36%) Garbage Collection
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Jython
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) Korn
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) CA